Howard Keel

Howard Keel

Performer

Howard Keel, the handsome high baritone who sang musical theatre's great roles in the film versions of Show Boat, Annie Get Your Gun, Kismet and Kiss Me, Kate, died Nov. 7, 2004, in Palm Desert, California, according to The New York Times. Mr. Keel was 85. The cause of death was reported as colon cancer.

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  • Also known as: Harold Keel
  • Born: Apr 13, 1919 in Gillespie, IL
  • Death: Nov 7, 2004 in Palm Desert, CA

Roles (5)

Ambassador Playbill - Nov 1972 Ambassador (1972)
Opened Nov 19, 1972
  • as Lewis Lambert Strether (Original)
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No Strings Playbill - April 1962 No Strings (1962)
Opened Mar 15, 1962
  • as David Jordan (Replacement)
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Saratoga Playbill - Dec 1959 Saratoga (1959)
Opened Dec 7, 1959
  • as Clint Maroon (Original)
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Production Placeholder Carousel (1957)
Opened Sep 11, 1957
  • as Billy Bigelow (Original)
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Oklahoma! Playbill - Opening Night - Mar 1943  Oklahoma! (1943)
Opened Mar 31, 1943
  • as Curly (Replacement)
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